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Rajnath leaves for Havana to attend Fidel Castro's commemoration

The mourning period will end after his ashes are laid to rest on Sunday

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Men hang a giant banner with a picture of Cuba's late leader Fidel Castro as a young revolutionary, from the Cuban National Library building in Havana
Men hang a giant banner with a picture of Cuba's late leader Fidel Castro as a young revolutionary, from the Cuban National Library building in Havana

Union Home Minister left for Cuban capital this morning to pay last respects to the country's former president and revolutionary leader who passed away on Friday.

Singh is among the various world leaders who will attend the mass commemorative event at Revolution Square in the city. An Indian delegation is accompanying the Home Minister.

The week-long began yesterday at the Square where thousands of people are paying their respects to the departed leader.

Simultaneous 21-gun salutes were fired to mark the beginning of the in and the south-eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, from where Castro launched the revolution in 1953.

The mourning period will end after his ashes are laid to rest on Sunday.

The communist leader, who led a revolution in 1959 and ruled the Caribbean island for half a century died a decade after stepping down because of poor health and relinquishing power to his brother Raul Castro. He was cremated on Saturday.

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Rajnath leaves for Havana to attend Fidel Castro's commemoration

The mourning period will end after his ashes are laid to rest on Sunday

The mourning period will end after his ashes are laid to rest on Sunday
Union Home Minister left for Cuban capital this morning to pay last respects to the country's former president and revolutionary leader who passed away on Friday.

Singh is among the various world leaders who will attend the mass commemorative event at Revolution Square in the city. An Indian delegation is accompanying the Home Minister.

The week-long began yesterday at the Square where thousands of people are paying their respects to the departed leader.

Simultaneous 21-gun salutes were fired to mark the beginning of the in and the south-eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, from where Castro launched the revolution in 1953.

The mourning period will end after his ashes are laid to rest on Sunday.

The communist leader, who led a revolution in 1959 and ruled the Caribbean island for half a century died a decade after stepping down because of poor health and relinquishing power to his brother Raul Castro. He was cremated on Saturday.
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Rajnath leaves for Havana to attend Fidel Castro's commemoration

The mourning period will end after his ashes are laid to rest on Sunday

Union Home Minister left for Cuban capital this morning to pay last respects to the country's former president and revolutionary leader who passed away on Friday.

Singh is among the various world leaders who will attend the mass commemorative event at Revolution Square in the city. An Indian delegation is accompanying the Home Minister.

The week-long began yesterday at the Square where thousands of people are paying their respects to the departed leader.

Simultaneous 21-gun salutes were fired to mark the beginning of the in and the south-eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, from where Castro launched the revolution in 1953.

The mourning period will end after his ashes are laid to rest on Sunday.

The communist leader, who led a revolution in 1959 and ruled the Caribbean island for half a century died a decade after stepping down because of poor health and relinquishing power to his brother Raul Castro. He was cremated on Saturday.

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